India vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights

India vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights

India vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights

Series- India tour of Australia, 2018-19

Venue- Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Date- Dec 26, 05:00 Am (IST)

Toss- India won the toss and opted for bat.

India vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights

Playing 11:

India-

Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Hanuma Vihari, Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Bumrah.

Australia-

Aaron Finch, Usman Khwaja, Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Mitchel Marsh, Tim Paine(w/c), Mitchel Starc, Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood.

India vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights:

Cheteshwar Pujara 17th Test tones takes India in very strong Position on Day 2

Pujara after scoring 17th Test tons
Pujara after scoring 17th Test tons

India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara hits slowest of his 17 Test hundreds

India’s batting mainstay Cheteshwar Pujara continued from where he left off in Perth and Adelaide with another hard-fought hundred in the ongoing third Test against Australia in Melbourne on Thursday.

Resuming his knock on 68 on the second day, Pujara took 280 deliveries to get to three figures for the second time in this series after making 123 on a challenging pitch in the Adelaide Test.

This is Pujara’s 17th hundred in Test cricket and his second down under. Overall, the Saurashtra batsman has scored four centuries against Australia.

Kohli brings up his 20th half-century off 110 balls in the very first over of Day 2.

Scoreboard: 

India – 443/7 decl & Aus- 8/0

Day 2: Stumps- Australia trail by 435 runs

Australia 1st Innings- 8/0 (6 overs)

Harris batting 5(13)

Finch batting 3(23)

Total- 8/0 (6 overs)

Yet to bat-  Usman Khwaja, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, Mitchel Marsh, Tim Paine(w/c), Mitchel Starc, Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood.

Bowling-

Ishant Sharma – 0/2 (2 overs)

Bumrah – 0/6 (3 overs)

Jadeja – 0/0 (1 over)

India 1st Innings- 215/2 (89 overs)

Vihari  c Finch b Cummins 8(66)

Mayank c Paine b Cummins 76(161)

Pujara  b Cummins   106(319)

Virat Kohli(c)  c Finch b Starc  82(204)

Ajinkya Rahane lbw b Lyon 34(76)

Rohit Sharma not out 63(114)

Rishabh Pant(w) c Khawaja b Starc 39(76)

Jadeja c Paine b Hazlewood 4(3)

Total-  443/7 decl (169.4 overs)

Did not bat- Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Bumrah.

Bowling-

Mitchel Starc- 2/87 (28 overs)

Josh Hazlewood- 1/86 (31.4 overs)

Pat Cummins- 3/72 (34 overs)

Nathan Lyon- 1/110 (48 overs)

M.Marsh – 0/51 (26 overs)

Aaron Finch- 0/8 (2 overs)

IND vs AUS 3rd Test Live Score

HEAD TO HEAD :

India take on Australia in 96 test matches, out of 96 India have won 27 matches while Australia have on 42 matches and 27 are drawn.

Total played – 96

India won- 27

Australia won – 42

drawn – 27

Records are in favour of Australia but the current form of Indian team is excellent as compared to Australians. Its a game and any thing can be happen in cricket.

So lets wait till Arrival of the clash and stay updated with latest updates…

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